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Alan Fitzpatrick

Nechako Green Energy project kicks-off

Nechako Lumber kicked off its new heat-recovery project on Thursday with a number of speeches and a barbecue to mark the occasion.

Alan Fitzpatrick

Teen killed in car collision near Vanderhoof

A two-vehicle collision on Highway 16 east on September 19 left one teenager dead and two others injured.

9-1-1 service in RDBN long overdue

Hearing the news that the 9-1-1 service for our regional district is about to go live is fantastic.

Cluculz Lake Fire Department short on volunteers

The Cluculz Lake volunteer fire department is looking for more volunteers after numbers reached a worrying low point this summer.

Bikers lined up at the Vanderhoof Co-op parking lot at noon on Sunday for the annual Kinettes Club Toy Run.

Vanderhoof Kinettes recognized as national award finalists

The Co-op parking lot was filled with toy-ladden bikers at noon Sunday for the Vanderhoof Toy Run, kick-starting the Kinettes annual Santas Annoymous project.

Bikers lined up at the Vanderhoof Co-op parking lot at noon on Sunday for the annual Kinettes Club Toy Run.
This anti-Enbridge sign is displayed just off the Kenny Dam Road as you drive into the Stoney Creek Reserve. Stoney Creek Chief Jackie Thomas has made her opposition to the pipeline project publicly clear. She will speak at a public screening of the environmental documentary ‘spOIL’ on September 28 at the Vanderhoof library.

Anti-Enbridge movie screening being held Sept. 28 at Vanderhoof library

A screening of the documentary ‘spOIL’ is being hosted at the Vanderhoof library on September 28 in an effort to give residents a different perspective on the proposed Enbridge pipeline project.

This anti-Enbridge sign is displayed just off the Kenny Dam Road as you drive into the Stoney Creek Reserve. Stoney Creek Chief Jackie Thomas has made her opposition to the pipeline project publicly clear. She will speak at a public screening of the environmental documentary ‘spOIL’ on September 28 at the Vanderhoof library.

Youth suicide: be vigilant

September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day.

Joylene Butler and her two published novels Dead Witness and her latest work - Broken But Not Dead.

Local writer launches second novel

Cluculz Lake writer Joylene Butler stopped by at the Vanderhoof library on Thursday night to read from her successful novels Dead Witness and her most recent publication - Broken But Not Dead.

Joylene Butler and her two published novels Dead Witness and her latest work - Broken But Not Dead.

Endako mine life extended to 2028

The Endako mine near Fraser Lake has announced an extension of its mine life by just under two years after a recently discovered increase in metal reserves at the site.

Patti Irvine has suffered from MS for the last 30 years and now wants to start a support group for other sufferers in town.

Local resident looking to start MS support group

A Vanderhoof resident who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS) is looking to start a support group for other sufferers in town.

Patti Irvine has suffered from MS for the last 30 years and now wants to start a support group for other sufferers in town.
Karen Wiebe of the Vanderhoof ambulance service presents a donation cheque to fellow paramedic

Vanderhoof paramedic joins cops for cancer northern tour

Losing a parent to cancer must be a gut-wrenchingly awful life adjustment at any age.

Karen Wiebe of the Vanderhoof ambulance service presents a donation cheque to fellow paramedic
A team of search and rescue volunteers carry an injured man on a stretcher through some rugged terrain.

Man rescued from mountain top after fall

A 20-year-old man had to be airlifted off Dahl Mountain on August 31 after a cliff edge he was standing on gave way.

A team of search and rescue volunteers carry an injured man on a stretcher through some rugged terrain.

9-1-1 service goes live in Vanderhoof next month

Vanderhoof and the rest of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) will finally be able to dial 9-1-1 in an emergency when the service goes live on October 25.

Terry Fox Run starts 9 a.m. Sunday

It’s that time of year again for the annual Terry Fox Run.

Doctor’s Rebecca Janssen and Nicole Bennett-Boutilier will be doing a pap clinic on September 23 at the Omineca Medical Clinic.

Pap clinic coming soon at Omineca Medical Clinic

The Omineca Medical Clinic will be holding a one-day pap clinic at the end of the month to increase awareness of cervical cancer.

Doctor’s Rebecca Janssen and Nicole Bennett-Boutilier will be doing a pap clinic on September 23 at the Omineca Medical Clinic.
Local band Rosewood's Diary performed at the Grand Reo Theatre on August 28 to celebrate the release of their new album 'Please Take Courage.'

Vanderhoof band release second album

After a year and a half of hard work, local band Rosewood's Diary have finally released their second album 'Please Take Courage.'

Local band Rosewood's Diary performed at the Grand Reo Theatre on August 28 to celebrate the release of their new album 'Please Take Courage.'
Rob Crossley and Terry Thompson measure the stride length on a track during a tracking training course hosted by Nechako Valley Search and Rescue in the fields north of the hospital in Vanderhoof during the May long weekend.

NVSAR seeks grant to upgrade volunteer training and equipment

Nechako Valley Search and Rescue (NVSAR) have applied for a $98,000 gaming grant to provide volunteers with further training and more advanced equipment.

Rob Crossley and Terry Thompson measure the stride length on a track during a tracking training course hosted by Nechako Valley Search and Rescue in the fields north of the hospital in Vanderhoof during the May long weekend.

Mayor addresses dire need for upgrades to Highway 27

Vanderhoof mayor Gerry Thiessen is continuing to raise concerns about the need for more passing lanes on Highway 27 in between Vanderhoof and Fort St. James.

An updated missing persons poster shows an increased reward amount of $25

Parents of missing Vanderhoof woman offer $25,000 reward

The parents of missing local woman Madison Scott have upped a reward for any information leading to the return of their daughter.

An updated missing persons poster shows an increased reward amount of $25
A new pole barn has been constructed outside the 4-H barn at the Nechako Valley Fall Fair grounds. The new structure will provide shelter from bad weather for buyers attending the annual 4-H auction.

New pole barn keeps 4-H buyers out of the rain

The Nechako Valley Fall Fair grounds has received a new addition to its facilities.

A new pole barn has been constructed outside the 4-H barn at the Nechako Valley Fall Fair grounds. The new structure will provide shelter from bad weather for buyers attending the annual 4-H auction.